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  • Salary grades in industry

    From 1 May 1997, the grading system for white-collar workers' salaries in Austrian industrial establishments has been changed, redistributing lifetime income from later to earlier years, partly in an attempt to protect the employment chances of employees over 40. According to the Austrian Chamber...
  • 1996 solidarity pact in the chemical industry proves successful

    In April 1997, the social partners in the German chemical industry reviewed the implementation of their 1996 "solidarity pact", and their assessment is favourable. Employers have stuck to their commitment to maintain employment levels, while agreement's provisions on part-time work for older...
  • Ministry of Labour launches vocational training campaign

    On 3 March 1997 the Ministry of Labour launched a nationwide vocational training campaign, aimed at increasing public awareness and encouraging more companies to formulate individual training plans for their employees. The campaign, with the slogan "Vocational training worth working on", will run...

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